13 July 2018

Romanian Defence Minister Announces the Purchase Of Five F-16 Aircrafts

Monitorul Apărării şi Securităţii

BUCHAREST (MEDIAFAX) - Romania’s Defense Minister Mihai Fifor announced on Friday that Romania will purchase five F-16 aircrafts from Portugal.

“We will purchase five more F-16 aircrafts from Portugal. Mircea Dusa (secretary of state, Ed.) was recently in a visit in Portugal for this purpose. There will be four aircrafts equipped with simple command and one with double command,” Fifor stated on Friday. He also added that British aircrafts based in the Mihail Kogalniceanu base are temporarily in charge of Romania’s air policing, as its own MIG fleet is grounded following a deadly crash at a ceremony on Friday, during which one of [...]

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